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In the summer of 1858, in a garden behind Christ Church in Oxford, Charles Dodgson--better known by his pseudonym Lewis Carroll--dressed the six-year-old Alice Liddell in ragamuffin's clothes, and then snapped the camera's shutter.
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"Well-founded, witty and perceptive." - Kirkus
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Simon Winchester Author Biography
Author, journalist, and broadcaster Simon Winchester has worked as a foreign correspondent for most of his career. Before joining his first newspaper in 1967, however, he graduated from Oxford with a degree in geology and spent a year working as a geologist in the Ruwenzori Mountains in western Uganda and on oil rigs in the North Sea. His journalistic work, mainly for The Guardian and The Sunday Times, has seen him based in Belfast; Washington, D.C.; New Delhi; New York; London; and Hong Kong, where he covered such stories as the Ulster crisis, the creation of Bangladesh, the fall of President Marcos, the Watergate affair, the Jonestown Massacre, the assassination of Egypt's President Sadat, the death and cremation of Pol Pot, and the 1982...
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